Massbach Ridge Wine Run 5k

Sat June 26, 2021 Elizabeth, IL 61028 US Directions


9:00AM CDT
Race Swag

Referral Program


Love Wine?  Like Walking or Running?  This race is for you! 


Join us on Saturday, June 26th, 2021 for an exciting event that features the scenic views of Jo Daviess County, and the great Wine produced by locally owned by Massbach Ridge Winery.  With registration options for all wine lovers and runners, this race is a sure thing for a great time!

Registration includes: A race t-shirt, souvenir wine glass, finisher medal and a glass of wine for runners 21 and older. Runners under 21 are welcome to participate and will receive a discounted registration during check out that includes a shirt, medal and bib (these participants will not receive a wine glass or a pour of wine).

Awards:  We are doing finisher medals for all participants so there are no age group medals, however your times will be posted online so you can see how you did in your age group!  

This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing and results will be posted at

Considering a virtual event?  Check out our Virtual Wine Run 5k, scroll down for more information!

SOCIAL DISTANCING UPDATE:   This race will feature the following guidelines to ensure safety for participants, volunteers, and event staff

  • Extended Packet Pickup Hours, Group packet pickup and shipping to your home address available.
  • Open Start Line (race will not start as a group, your chip time starts when you start the race)
  • Wave Starts (start times extended from 9-10am)
  • Open Area - start line and race staging will be spread out to maximize social distancing
  • Results - posted online only, all participants receive finisher medals (no age group ceremony)
  • Post Race Party - wine tickets are good any time throughout the weekend to reduce group size at the Winery
  • Free Transfer to Virtual Race - If conditions change, or you change your mind, we will ship your packet and swag to your address
  • Social Distancing/Mask Wearing - participants will be required to follow the local health mandates in place at the time and location of the event but will not be required to wear a mask while running/walking.  Our pre-race email will have reminders of current guidelines and our announcer will encourage these guidelines at the event as well.


  • Is the race only for 21+? No, minors are welcome to participate and receive a discounted registration that includes a shirt, medal and bib (these participants will not receive a wine glass or a pour of wine).
  • Is walking allowed?  Yes, absolutely! 
  • Are strollers allowed? You are welcome to use a stroller for this event but it is not recommended due to uneven ground on the course and children in strollers can participate for free and do not need to register.
  • Is the race dog friendly? Yes, but please make sure you dog is on a leash. 
  • Wine's cool, but I prefer Beer!  That's not a question... but if we get enough requests we will absolutely add a beer option!
  • I still have questions, who do I contact?  If you have a question, someone else probably does too.  Email us at and we'll add it to this page

Past Results

2019 Fall Wine Run

2019 Summer Wine Run

Course Map, Packet Pickup, Start/Finish Line

Start/Finish Line: This is an out and back course that starts and finishes at Massbach Ridge Winery.  The course is on paved roads and it is an open course.   This is where the post party will be and we will have plenty of wine!  There will also be light refreshments for runners and music!

Parking:  Is available at the winery. 

Packet Pickup is currently scheduled for Friday, June 25th at the Winery from 4-6pm. and it will also be available on race day beginning 1 hour before the race starts. Want to avoid the lines entirely? You can choose to have your swag items shipped to your home prior to the race for only $10 per person. Shipping to your home address is available until 6/13/21.


Professionally Timed By



The Mississippi Valley Running Association strengthens our community through service and charitable giving by encouraging and supporting a healthy and active mind and body.  This is achieved by providing education, race and social experiences for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Find out more HERE

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8837 S. Massbach Rd.
Elizabeth, IL US 61028

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